Sept 18, Grocery Project

Sept 18, Grocery Project

Oh, what a week! We’ve got so many little projects going on, some food-related, many not. The sauerkraut is gurgling away; it has already expanded to the top of the jars. This is all pretty exciting. I’ve been brewing kefir like mad – even made some...
Wickerman 2013

Wickerman 2013

Our dear friend, Eggie, Justin & I made the sojourn to Pennsylvania for the Wickerman Burn Festival again this year. Each year is so different from the last; each an experience unto itself; this year was no exception. We arrived late Monday night after an...
The Next Steps

The Next Steps

I’ve been working with successively lighter hoops to try to polish my skill set. My favorite go-to right now is a 38″d 1/2″ 125psi black tubing which is super bouncy and really amazing for breaks & reversals. It is significantly more difficult to...
Snowmahoopin

Snowmahoopin

Today was a beautiful midwinter’s day which felt amazingly more like spring than I could have ever imagined.  There’s still a crap-ton of snow everywhere, but it hit close to 40° with bright, blue, sunny skies… it felt much more like 60°. After only...
It happened. Today, it happened.

It happened. Today, it happened.

A couple days ago, I noted how I’ve been struggling with the “last foundational move” of my hooping repertoire. I learned how to do vertical reversals right around the first of January; by the 6th, I could do a barrel roll; by the 12th I could...
The Sun Shines Down On Me…

The Sun Shines Down On Me…

I’m walking down that empty road But it ain’t empty now, Because I’m on it. – Daniel Johnston, “The Sun Shines Down On Me” I had almost completely forgotten about this song. Further, I had almost completely forgotten about this...